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“This is very much in the testing phase and aimed at hyperlocal stories and events for people to share, and for local media to take advantage of,” spokeswoman Maggie Shiels told me. “People everywhere want to know what is going on in their own backyard at a very local level, ranging from local bookstore readings to high school sporting events to information about local street closures.” Google Tests Local News App to Let Anyone Publish a Local News Story [slate.com]
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That's what I was thinking. Fake news could be a big problem with this.That's what I was thinking as well. But then I realized that they might have more credibility than the current sources of news.
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